Essay on The Nba Draft Of The Nfl Draft

802 Words May 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
Grant Park, home to leisure walks and picnics decorated by carefully laid brick pathways, contiguous green spaces, and the booming Buckingham Fountain with the Chicago skyline as backdrop for three days traded in its calm environment for loud crowds of energetic, bustling, loyal sports fans excited to be a part of the NFL Draft Town.

Football, the American sport beloved by so many had another exciting weekend. And no it wasn’t kickoff season or the Super Bowl, rather it was draft time.

As jerseys and fans came out, and the sports spirit was alive and thriving in Grant Park for the second consecutive year in Chicago. Hosting the 81st NFL Draft, Chicago welcomed players, fans and visitors from all the country to show support for their team’s players and partake in various interactive NFL festivities and displays. While the football excitement took the field, the city of Chicago was the real MVP.

“As a NFL fan it is pretty cool that we get to host the draft in Chicago,” said NFL Draft attendee and North Carolina Panthers fan, Michael Parker. “Mainly because it’s very unlikely we would ever host a Super bowl. So being able to see the NFL Museum Tent as a fan is just crazy to experience.”

Showcasing game worn hall of fame worn jerseys, Super Bowl rings and Vince Lombardi Trophy were among some of the fan worthy memories. But if you’re not a football fan and may be even get a little stressed at the idea of entering a 90,000 square foot area packed with loud, enthusiastic,…

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